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Trump faces two-front legal fight over 'university'

New York attorney general's charges that Donald Trump and Trump University fleeced students hoping to become real estate investors echoes similar allegations in a California case.<p>A newly filed lawsuit that accuses real estate developer Donald Trump of bilking students of his "Trump University" …

womens cycling

Jan 18, 2018<p>Get this heavily discounted women's apparel before it's sold out!<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Dec 20, 2017<p>​The Cyclists’ Alliance, a newly formed advocacy group for women racers, came out with a survey that highlights the economic challenges…<p>Nov 21, 2017<p>While marketing its new …

NFL roster cuts: Vikings release 13 players

Minnesota cut a large group of players Monday, including a former first-round pick.<p>The Minnesota Vikings are the next team to begin its cut down to 75 players. A total of 13 players were released on Monday, including former first-round pick Lawrence Jackson and a trio of wide receivers.<p>Jackson was …

Texas A&M won't talk about Johnny Manziel's status

Texas A&M released the following statement Monday night from athletics director Eric Hyman about Johnny Manziel and its football team's preparation for its season opener Saturday.<p>"The focus of our coaches and student-athletes is solely on preparing for Rice this Saturday, and in the best interests …

Oscar De La Hoya continues the fight against alcoholism

BILL DWYRE<p>Oscar De La Hoya continues the fight against alcoholism<p>It has been two years since the boxing champion revealed how his life has spun out of control because of his drinking. The rehabilitation is ongoing, and De La Hoya admits he has slipped at times.<p>August 26, 2013|Bill Dwyre<p>Oscar de la …

NFL could ease policy on Adderall under new PED deal

A recent proposal could change the way the NFL disciplines players for positive tests for Adderall and other substances.<p>The penalty for a positive test for Adderall and diuretics could be changing soon, as the NFL and NFL Players Association are discussing a proposal which would make a positive …

Charting the Fall of Solar Prices

It's taken 60 years, but solar is tantalizingly close to beating fossil fuels on price.<p>Alexis Madrigal explains how energy really works in America<p>The prices of solar cells are falling rapidly, and will keep doing so for the next few years. The big questions revolve around the rate of the price …

Wind-Powered Car Travels 3,000 Miles Across Australia for $15 Worth of Electricity

A lightweight carbon-fiber car that runs on lithium-ion batteries and a portable wind turbine has just traveled 3,000 miles across Australia—and it …

Solar Panel Inside Nivea Print Ad Generates Power to Charge Your Cellphone

A print ad that uses solar power to charge cellphones? At long last, mankind's prayers have been answered! Giovanni + Draftfcb in São Paulo, Brazil, …

India Plans For Massive Clean Energy Push

Since the Government announced planned renewables capacity growth in India, the sector’s potential to create millions of new jobs is back in the …

Manning explains gender change

Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, who was previously known as Bradley Manning, decided to announce that she wanted to live as a woman the day after sentencing because a military prison said publicly it would not provide hormone treatment, her attorney said Monday.<p>Attorney David Coombs told The Associated …

The Astonishing Decline of Homelessness in America

... and why this quiet trend is about to reverse itself<p>Despite a housing crisis, a great recession, rising income inequality, and elevated poverty, there is some good news among the most vulnerable segment of American society. America’s homeless population – an estimated 633,000 people – has …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …